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Old 05-22-2012, 08:55 PM   #1
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Default Need help choosing an OS for a server

Hi there, have a question for everyone. I recently picked up an older IBM xSeries 225 server. Is has dual S604 Xeon 3.06GHz CPU's (32-bit), 4GB ram, dual 73GB SCSI hot-swap HDD, Radeon 7500 64MB AGP video card, CD-rom, SCSI DDS4 tape drive, dual redundant hot-swap power supplies

This server doesn't have an OS on it and was wondering what people would recommend I run on it. I have 95, 98se, NT4, 2000 pro & server, ME, XP home & Pro, Win 7. I am not really going to be using it for much. Kinda wanted to see how it would be to play some games on, plan on upgrading the video card.

Thanks for all the help and advice!
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Old 05-23-2012, 04:25 AM   #2
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Hm, later is generally better imho, got any later server OS systems than 2000?

Or you could go the Linux route
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CentOS.
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